(Middletown, DE 19709) On Sunday (November 19), New Castle County Police Officers were made aware of allegations of abuse which had occurred at the Primary Colors Family Daycare located in the unit block of Margaretta Dr (Canal View at Crossland). During the early morning hours Monday, (November 20) detectives from the New Castle County Police Criminal Investigations Unit assumed the investigation. Upon arrival, detectives learned that the residence was in fact an in home daycare. Video surveillance had been set up within the residence for security purposes. The detectives viewed the video and it showed the 46-year-old Angela Flewelling, the owner of Primary Colors Family Daycare, physically dragging and kicking children in her care.
During the course of the investigation sufficient evidence was uncovered and Angela Flewelling was arrested. Agents from the Division of Family Services closed the day-care and notification was made to all of the parents of the enrolled children.
Angela Flewelling was charged with 1 count Child Abuse Second (Felony), 3 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, (Misdemeanor). She is being held at Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution after failing to post $7500 secured bail.
If you have any information pertaining to this investigation, please contact Det D. Graham at (302) 395-8110.
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